Tiger Shrike – first winter and calls

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Often meet Tiger Shrikes (Lanius tigrinus) at the fringe of the forest or in open sections of the jungle. This first winter was very vocal and had loud territorial advertising calls. A call recording is located here: https://www.xeno-canto.org/502705. A sonogram … Continued

Olive-backed Sunbird – male and female

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Some full views of the male Olive-backed Sunbirds (Cinnyris jugularis flammaxillaris-ornatus intergrades) both above and the females below.  Amar-Singh HSS (Dato’ Dr) – Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Urban environment Date: 28th September 2020 Equipment: Equipment: Nikon D500 SLR with Nikon AF-S … Continued

Copper-throated Sunbird – mangrove forest

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  Copper-throated Sunbirds (Leptocoma calcostetha) are fairly common at this site and I saw them 5-6 times over a 4+ hour period. But imaging this beautiful, fast moving and activity feeding bird under the mangrove canopy is difficult. Some images … Continued